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Weddings, engagements and anniversaries

Posted November 1, 2009
Engagement: Mullin and Mirabello

Raymond Mullin Jr. of Guilderland and Christine Witkowski of Scotia announce the engagement of their daughter, Colleen Mullin to Joseph Mirabello, son of Robert and
Barbara Mirabello of Springfield, VA.
The future bride is a graduate of Scotia-Glenville High School and the University of Pittsburgh, where she received a B.S. in computer science and psychology. She is employed at Surf Merchants in Boston, MA., as director of engineering.
Her fiance is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University-School of Fine Arts. He is an artist for 38 Studios in Maynard MA.
A June 2010 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Freitas and Frederick

Armindo and Fernanda Freitas of New Fairfield, CT announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Freitas to, Thomas Frederick, son of Warren and Katherine Frederick of Clifton Park, NY.
The future bride is a graduate of New Fairfield High School, CT, and the Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, NY, where she received her bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising management. She is a marketing and event freelancer.
Her fiance is a graduate of Shenendehowa High School and the University of Buffalo with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is a sales territory manager for Navilyst Medical.
A December 2010 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Frame and Watroba

Lawrence and Linda Frame of Ballston Lake announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Frame, to Ryan Watroba, son of Stanley and Cynthia Watroba of Schenectady. Heather is the granddaughter of Donald and Lois Frame and Antoinette and the late Armand Aldi. Ryan is the grandson of the late Joseph and Mary Murphy and Stanley and the late Beatrice Watroba.
The future bride is a graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School and Saint Michael’s College, VT, where she received her BA in elementary education. She received her MS in literacy from the College of Saint Rose. She is an elementary school teacher and volleyball coach.
Her fiance is a graduate of Mohonasen High School and Siena College, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He is assistant director of financial aid at Siena College. He is currently pursuing his MBA at Union Graduate College.
A July 24, 2010 wedding is planned.

Kyrish Iyer Annamaria Piccirillo
Wedding: Piccirillo and Iyer

Annamaria Domenica Piccirillo and Kyrish Iyer were married September 20, 2008 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Schenectady. Father Robert J. Hohenstein officiated. A reception followed at Franklin Plaza.
The bride is the daughter of Nick and Gina Piccirillo of Rotterdam. The groom is the son of Elizabeth Tullett of Port Washington, NY and R.B. Iyer of India.
Maid of honor was Suzanne Piccirillo. Bridesmaids were Felicia Campanella, Meghan Mc-
Namara and Melissa Hindes. Junior bridesmaids were Antonia Piccirillo, Georgina Doulton, Diana DiCocco and Rachel Dicocco.
Best man was Kesh Iyer. Ushers were Russell Imam, Anthony Sipos, Brett Blumenthal, Clark Buccola and Michael Lanning. Junior ushers were Michael Dagostino and Matthew Dagostino. Ringbearer was Daniel DiCocco.
The bride and groom are both graduates of the University at Albany. Annamaria is a client analyst for The Ayco Company, Latham. Kyrish is employed by General Electric, Schenectady.
The couple took a wedding trip to Hawaii.

VeRnon H. Estes Joann S. Dunham
Wedding: Dunham and Estes

Joann S. Dunham and Vernon H. Estes were married on September 12, 2009 at the United Methodist Church in Saratoga Springs, NY, officiated by the Reverend Dr. Brolin Parker. The bride is the daughter of the late James C. Dunham and Mary Jane Hillmann of Tucson, AZ. She is also the step- daughter of William Hillmann of Tucson, Arizona. Her mother and step-father escorted her down the aisle. The groom is the son of Vernon E. and Joan Estes of Clifton Park, NY.
Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Valerie Adams. Bridesmaids were Kathleen Bradley, Jesse Bradley, Stacey Martina, Caitlin Estes, and the family dog, Lady.
Best man was Shaun Kelly. Groomsmen were Zachary Estes, Thomas Bradley, Stephen Estes and Shaun Bradley. Ring bearers were Hunter and Troy Adams. A reading was done by the groom’s sister, Elaine Estes Caffrey.
The bride and groom are both graduates of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High school. The bride attended the University of Vermont and received her bachelor’s degree in music from SUNY Albany in Albany, NY. She also attended the Stern School of Business in NYC. She is employed by ACS as Vice President, in Albany, NY. Her husband graduated from the GE Apprentice Program and is employed by GE as a manufacturing engineer. They live in Clifton Park.


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